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Lost Profits and Reasonable Certainty

Business and Commercial Disputes By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2019/03/22 at 10:19am

Get High-End Advocacy From an Alexandria Commercial Litigation Lawyer If you are involved in a breach of contract dispute in which the breaching party has caused you to sustain significant profit loss, then you may be entitled to such damages.  Lost profits damages are likely to be in excess of the standard damages total that would otherwise be available, as they account for prospective economic harm (which carries with it an element of inherent uncertainty). Lost profits damages can be difficult to establish, however, and courts tend to be rather conservative in allowing for the recovery of anticipated profits.  As […]

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Intentional Interference With Contractual Relations

Business and Commercial Disputes By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2019/03/15 at 10:15am

Let an Alexandria Commercial Litigation Lawyer Help Business competitors may seek to undermine your position in the market by interfering with a contractual relationship that you are engaged in — by doing so, they could cause substantial damage to the health of your business, particularly if you invested a great deal of time and resources into the development of the contract.  Fortunately, the law provides an actionable path to damages for those who are harmed by intentional interference with contractual relations (commonly known as tortious interference). Basics of the Claim Tortious interference claims can vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but […]

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Contract Rescission and Related Consequences

Business and Commercial Disputes By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2019/03/08 at 10:10am

Contact an Experienced Alexandria Business Dispute Lawyer If you have entered into a contract, rescission — an equitable remedy at-law — may be a pathway to moving forward and avoiding the hassle of extensive litigation surrounding a contract dispute.  Contract rescission can be rather confusing for those who are not familiar with the concept. Let’s explore the basics. What is Contract Rescission? Rescission is an equitable, discretionary remedy available to contracting parties who are seeking to terminate a contract (for a variety of reasons) and position themselves in a manner that most closely reflects their status prior to the contract […]

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Material Misrepresentations Can Invalidate a Contract

Business and Commercial Disputes By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2019/02/28 at 07:00pm

Experienced Alexandria Business Dispute Lawyer If you’ve breached a contract, then you could be exposed to significant civil damage liability as a result.  When defending against a breach of contract claim, however, it’s important to understand that there are a variety of ways in which you can avoid liability. One common defense strategy is to assert that the plaintiff made material misrepresentations relating to the contract, thus invalidating it.  An invalid contract is simply not enforceable, and as such, you cannot be held liable for breach. Misrepresentation and Contractual “Meeting of the Minds” Contracts are only valid if the parties […]

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